What Happened on August 18, 1919

Historical Events

  • Anti-Cigarette League of America forms in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Birthdays

  • [Walter J] Wally Hickel, American politician (Governor-R-Alaska 1966-69, US Secretary of Interior 1969-71), born in Ellinwood, Kansas (d. 2010)
Born in 1919

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph E. Seagram, Canadian distillery founder (Seagram Distilleries), dies at 78
1919 Highlights

About August 18, 1919

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo